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Patient engagement with surgical site infection prevention: an expert panel perspective.

Tartari E, Weterings V, Gastmeier P, et al. Patient engagement with surgical site infection prevention: an expert panel perspective. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017;6:45. doi:10.1186/s13756-017-0202-3.

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June 21, 2017
Tartari E, Weterings V, Gastmeier P, et al. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017;6:45.

Patient participation in their safe care is a key improvement strategy. This commentary provides expert review of the evidence on how to engage patients in preventing surgical site infections. The authors recommend strategies to drive improvement, including the use of printed information to encourage patient involvement.

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Tartari E, Weterings V, Gastmeier P, et al. Patient engagement with surgical site infection prevention: an expert panel perspective. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017;6:45. doi:10.1186/s13756-017-0202-3.